Thrifty car rental

thrifty car hire

Get 15% off day rates
plus a free upgrade

When you are ready to take your next road trip, Thrifty are there to make your journey a safe and happy one. They’ve upped their exceptional cleaning standards so you can feel at ease, and with flexible bookings with no cancellation fees, you can book with peace of mind. Read more


As Thrifty is owned by the NRMA, our Members get exclusive deals and discounts on rental cars, vans, utes, trucks and buses. Whether you’re renting for leisure travel or need something bigger to help you move house, Thrifty has the perfect vehicle for you. And with more than 200 locations across Australia and New Zealand, from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Gold Coast and Brisbane to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown – find a Thrifty wherever you’re headed.

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Member offer

  • 15% off Thrifty's daily car hire rates*

  • Free upgrade^ (only available in Australia)

  • $5 off damage protection options

  • No additional driver fees

How to redeem

Simply enter your Membership number when making a Thrifty booking in Australia or New Zealand.


Can't find your Membership number? Check your card, find it on the my nrma app, or sign in to your online account.

NRMA Business Members

Visit the Thrifty Business website for information on how to access your Member discount.

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*15% discount applies on the base rate (time and kilometer) only. Discount only available to current NRMA Members when booking through the NRMA. Valid for travel in Australia and New Zealand only. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability.

Damage Waiver Premium Protection available at a reduced price of $26.35/day or Ultimate Protection at $34.60/day, both options discounted by $5/day, available in Australia & New Zealand only. Ultimate Protection is capped at 10 days per 30 day rental. New Zealand Protection Options include Total Protection Package & Accident Excess Reduction, both options discounted by $5/day.

Free additional driver on rentals in Australia and New Zealand.

^Available at selected locations in Australia and New Zealand only.

Standard Rental Agreement Conditions apply.

For further Terms and Conditions click here.